The Greater Starkville Development Partnership's fall event series, New South Weekends, begins with the Downtown Block Party from 6-8 p.m. today and Sunday morning's Brunch and Browse Main Street shopping event.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney wants residents and visitors to safely enjoy the start of Mississippi State University's home football season this weekend and be mindful of all city and county alcohol laws.
Today, The Dispatch will kick off college football season with its first weekly college football page.
Fourteen Mississippi school districts sued the state Thursday, seeking money they say they were illegally shorted by the state's public school funding formula over the last six years.
A 76-year-old man has been indicted for fondling.
A Mississippi judge said he will announce today whether he will dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff.
A single funeral caused many.
Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.
A wreath-laying ceremony at a memorial in a historic New Orleans cemetery is among the memorial activities planned for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Donors have given nearly $700,000 to online fundraising sites set up to collect money for the family of a black 18-year-old and the white police officer who fatally shot him in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.
A year ago, Rob Swindol opened The Elbow Room, a well-known downtown Columbus bar dating back to the 1950s that had been closed a while.
High school football players have long been kings of American adolescents. Athleticism, uniforms and championships have always been able to catapult kids battling acne and chasing crushes into the spotlight.
The father of a man involved in a weekend beating that has brought national attention to West Point is voicing his support for the town's police department. Ralph Weems III told The Dispatch on Wednesday he is confident in local law enforcement's investigation.
The Columbus Police Department has ordered 50 video cameras that patrol officers will begin wearing this fall.
A man wanted in connection with a 1979 cold case murder in Florida has been arrested in Columbus.
District Five Volunteer Fire Department will replace two aging tanker trucks with a new, higher-capacity unit after securing a majority of the transaction's funding through a federal grant, volunteer fire department officials confirmed this week.
A southeast Texas man says that despite his acquittal Wednesday for the shooting death of the drunken driver who caused a crash that killed his two sons, there are no winners.
The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.
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